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  1. anxiety when alone
    ... I have Pure O as well. I take Xanax for the anxiety and so far it has helped a lot. I...

  2. OCD or just my depression making me obsessive?
    ... them, the less anxiety they can produce. I also take Xanax specifically for the anxiety and it works wonders...

  3. my first post
    ... your quality of life dramatically. He prescribed me Xanax and that has helped a LOT! It relaxes the central...

  4. What's a good medicine to take?
    ... best bet. They have never worked for me. I take Xanax . 2mg daily and it helps a lot. It actually relieves ... a short term solution, so consider that. Anyway, Xanax has helped me a lot and I will probably take it for...
    ... relief he place me on 200 mg Luvox and a controlled Xanax release which provides me with relief from the anxiety...
    ... people differently, and i am also on lexapro, seroquel, xanax , and ananafril-all known to make you gain weight. ... None of the meds except the xanax are working right now, i am going through pure hell...
    ... from the drug that were intended. I have been taking Xanax only for over 6 mos. now and it has really helped ... street value and chronic drug users sometimes take Xanax in large doses to get high and end up in the ER when ... to my knowledge has robbed a pharmacy looking for Xanax and I have a 3 mg per day prescription of which I ... with people with anxiety dissorders including OCD. Xanax has truely given me my life back. Later, OE...

  5. does this mean i have it????
    ... question you have on it. It wil really help. I take Xanax 2mg per day and meditate and it works pretty well...

  6. Kinda long, but I really need help!!!
    ... some others just learn to cope. Meds help. I take Xanax for the anxiety and it helps me to deal with the thought...

  7. Nice chap response
    ... practice what you are doing and consider meds like Xanax , Ativan, or Klonopin, but work on yourself first and...

  8. Would like helpful suggestions
    ... it disappeared. Back thenmy dr. wanted to give me Xanax . I'm taking vitamins again and I'm going to start...

  9. Pure O and Nightmares
    ... anything horrible I can think of. Through medication ( Xanax ) and meditation I have had a better time of it lately...

  10. Introduction and Peeing OCD... sorry if this is long!
    ... Prozac for OCD, Risperdal for initial anxiety, and Xanax for panic attacks (which I had for the first time...

  11. What's Your Strategy?
    ... now 29 and still doing the same thing with a little Xanax to take the edge off and I feel almost normal again...

  12. Living through it once was Hell. Why do I have to relive it agian and agin.
    ... of mind I was in) and told them I needed ativan or xanax immediately. I was crying, hysterical, demanding ... completely abondoned. She gave me a prescription for xanax , and sent me on my way. I left the ER, crying more ... such a waste. Went to walgreens. Got my 0.5 mg Xanax . 20 of them. Take 1 every 4 hours. Yeah. Well ... meds: Prozac 30mg per day Tradadone 100mg at night Xanax 0.5mg Three times a day Lamictal 100mg in the morning ... and how it works for them. I think the prozac and xanax is good. But that lamictal just makes me so numb...

  13. Terrified of the ground because of dirt.
    ... that is what I wanted gone the most. Finally I found Xanax which helps with the panic I feel from the thoughts ... much less causes me anxiety anymore, but I still take Xanax for the anxiety and may for the rest of my days. ...

  14. Thoughts
    ... only be fixed with training of your mind. I take Xanax which takes away most of the anxiety and makes it ... meditation is the only thing that saved me every time. Xanax is helping me cope with stress and anxiety, but meditation...

  15. HELP...Having another bad day...
    ... to work right away like a pain pill. Some do, like xanax . It's really hard for me to complain too much when...
    ... is the way to go and has worked for me thus far. Xanax and meditation has kept me panic attack free for 6 ... debateable and the horrible side effects I get from them. Xanax or another Benzo are my only options and they also...

  16. Bad Thoughts!
    ... going to find a medication that helps and I did in Xanax . It really helped the anxiety and thus reduced the...

  17. if untreated, does OCD get better or worse..
    ... and I still have it today. I am taking 2-2.5 mg of Xanax per day for my anxiety and panic and that makes the ... am so much better than before. I have been on the Xanax for about 5 mos. or so and I know I will be dependant...

  18. Daily battles of OCD
    ... again.. this time I am also taking some buspar and xanax with the cymbalta, which help me with the anxiety...

  19. Does this sound like OCD
    ... many options but primarily I only take a .25 mg of xanax and it goes away for that time as soon as my mind...
    ... many options but primarily I only take a .25 mg of xanax and it goes away for that time as soon as my mind...

  20. Luvox meds...have you heard of it?
    ... for the anxiety my doctor has me on a controlled Xanax release that I take with the Luvox at the same time ... . The Xanax counteracts the anxiety/insomnia of the Luvox. My...

  21. Mental OCD HELP! :warning:
    ... check myself into a mental hospital. I've been taking xanax for the past couple weeks and it helps take the edge ... parents to take me to the ER or somewhere... i popped .5 xanax and slowly started coming out of it and now im feeling ... another episode. I've only been taking about .25 mg of xanax twice a day but tonight i took a full pill. I'm wondering...

  22. Should I go to the doctor?
    ... practitioner. I know that my friend went to one to get xanax for anxiety but I didn't know if i would be able to...

  23. Is there anyone on Seroquel?
    ... He should really consider taking something like xanax to calm him down in the mean time, that is something...

  24. Help for doubts
    ... the side effects. The best thing I have found was Xanax to take the edge off the panic that usually ensues...

  25. went off antidepressants now past obsessing about past
    ... that i cant change the past . doc did just put me on xanax as needed. sorry i sound crazy hence the name lol...

  26. Health of my 14 month old son
    ... effect, if it even works for me. The dr also gave me Xanax for the worst moments, but I am afraid of becoming...

  27. Thoughts Of Harming Loved Ones
    ... i feel) I noticed some people mentioning taking Xanax , and, saying that has helped. I am sure that this...
    ... may want to look into other forms of medication. Xanax is a fast-acting, anti-anxiety drug. As far as I know ... look into. Klonopin is not nearly as addictive as xanax and is fast acting. Buspar is slower acting and is...

  28. Bipolar and OCD?
    ... Right now he is on risperidal, lamactil, zoloft and xanax . He was also on Abilify for two days but it made...

  29. UPPED CELEXA and OCD Worst? Can't Sleep anyone else
    ... Ask your doctor about taking a controlled Xanax release at night when you take your Celexa. I am...

  30. well i am back... problems again.. please tell me i am not nuts
    ... intrusive thoughts not much anxiety either (thanks to xanax ) .. well about 2 weeks ago that all changed.. now...
    ... OCD episode. That happened to me. Try taking a XR Xanax release at night. It may slow your mind down and...
    ... i get back on track and i can get unstressed... xanax does work wonders for me and like you said it slows ... not even the generic XR) so i have to use the reg xanax .. only bummer is i have ups and downs with it as the...

  31. Prozac and OCD
    ... me to a psychiatrist who has put me on 0.05 mg of Xanax for my anxiety and 20 mg of Prozac for the depression...
    ... at all. You may find that both the Prozac and the Xanax don't work, and that's okay, too. There's plenty of...

  32. Urges with Harm-O?
    ... with anxiety/OCD and am starting Zoloft. I also take xanax when I get bad thoughts/panicky and that seems to...
    ... words. I noticed some people mentioning taking Xanax , and, saying that has helped. I am sure that this...

  33. My husband's OCD is ruining our marriage..
    ... cognitive behavioral therapy (along with the help of a few xanax ). If I can't stop the thinking part then it's time...

  34. Please help!
    ... this point. I also have bulimia. I have xanax , which I use occassionally and it does help me relax...

  35. Need suggestions to overcome Intrusinve thoughts
    ... I have seen a psyciatrist. He gave me xanax which I still have and risperdol. Well I quit taking ... dohmer type. Obviouly they calmed me down, gave me xanax and explained I have OCD and need to see a thearpist...
    ... this drug. it starts at 25mg and goes to 50. i have xanax too. .5 when I need them. Would this help take the...

  36. I'm in need of comfort
    ... to be back on medication, but so far all I have is Xanax , or rather, the generic form, and even when I take...

  37. My OCD is almost gone--here is my update
    ... taking are Luxox 200 mg and a controlled release of Xanax at bedtime(counteracts the insomnia side effects of...
    ... wondering what you mean by a controlled release of xanax ? I have just started Luvox about 9 days ago and was ... should be careful mixing the valium, diazepams and xanax etc with Luvox. I have still been taking my diazepam ... interact in anyway ? Is there some special form of xanax that releases slowly ? Hope to hear from you soon...
    ... I cant stop it but its much better with Luvox and Xanax . Haleysmum: I am here at work and I can tell you ... 200mg of Luvox at bedtime and a controlled release of Xanax at bedtime to counteract the insomnia---I used to ... any more. So yes there is a controlled release for Xanax and there is also an instant release of xanax which ... taken that in 2 months. The controlled release of Xanax makes the Luvox is my opinion more effective. But...
    ... meds from 300 to 200 mg of Luvox and one controlled Xanax tab at night. My wife says I now snore and that I...
    ... doing great with the help of Luvox and Controlled Xanax release that I take at night. My OCD last fall was...

  38. Anyone taking Cymbalta for OCD
    ... stay on that drug for his anxiety & OCD, along with Xanax that he has takend for a very long time. However...

  39. Luvox for Obsessive Thoughts
    ... get better. Luvox does work. Ask your psych for xanax when you feel the anxious thoughts coming on. On...

  40. Rate your OCD meds here:
    ... I have not taken any other OCD meds except for Xanax when then anxiety is soo bad and I need some relief...

  41. One bad thought cancelled another one
    ... miracle drug) 6)Ask for your shrink about getting Xanax so when you feel the thoughts coming on you can take ... will stop the anxiety dead in its tracks. i take 1 Xanax maybe once every 10 days now. If you are religious...

  42. High Self-Awareness Prevents Sleep Onset?
    ... I would try Xanax . It will help ease your anxiety, and therefore help ... falling asleep because I obsess over things. I take xanax to help me sleep, and it calms my mind. Also, some...
    ... hate to advocate taking medicine, but I really think Xanax would help!! Or something along the lines of xanax ... clothes feel too real, for example). When I take my xanax to sleep, after about 20 minutes these thoughts disappear ... the Dr again, but I think its worth a shot. Although Xanax is prescribed for anxiety, especially panic attacks ... helps to calm my OCD and over active brain. I take my xanax most nights, and also drink that tea I mentioned....

  43. Need advice re. Therapist
    ... meds are you taking? I am taking Luvox and take a xanax when I feel a bad spell is going to come (this happens...

  44. New To OCD, Need Help
    ... Risperdol, 5 mg, and paxil 37.5. Now I have some Xanax , but very rearely take them. I would love to hear...

  45. My OCD story, meds, anxiety, and how to bring 100% again
    ... will happen. My shrink also gave me a scrip for Xanax that I sometimes take. When I feel my self getting ... my nitro pill as I call it. But I prefer not to ( xanax works all too well and my job is stressful so I have...

  46. Hows ur ocd BKM
    ... kind of anxiety that really sucks you know..i tried a xanax a long time ago but at that time i thought it made...

  47. "What meds WORK WELL for OCD?"
    ... always when i am very anxious. so now I am taking xanax but want to switch to klonopin....
    ... Sometimes my anxiety is so bad that I will take a Xanax but realize that is only a stop gap measure. I have...

  48. How Many Of You??
    ... has helped my anxiety greatly (I haven't needed a xanax since the day I started taking it!) but it hasn't...

  49. does anyones ocd get so bad they dont want to be here anymore?
    ... my BK so lexapro doesnt help much, I am only taking xanax on as needed basis, I noticed that my anxiety makes ... find out what comes first the depression/anxiety the xanax makes me feel happy after an hour of feeling drowsy...
    ... yea i tried a few xanax like 5 yrs ago and they gave me more anxiety then...
    ... have such bad anxiety etc.. and yes your right about xanax I am feeling good on the xanax but then after a...
    ... a few of his klonopin its for anxiety kind of like xanax but i dont think that it really helps me much i feel...

  50. OCD and bowel syndrome?
    ... girlfriend goes crazy sometimes too. I've taken Zoloft and Xanax in the past but I don't remember it helping me at...

  51. Obsession to the extreme...can't control it!
    ... don't take any medication other than the occassional xanax ....

  52. a little worried about how i am starting to feel..

  53. Begining the Med Journey

  54. OCD?? Please help
    ... anyway. I don't take meds (other than the occassional xanax ) though - I just deal with the consequences. I seem...

  55. do you think one day...
    ... them without taking regular medication. I do have xanax that I can ocassionally pop however, when things get...

  56. This sound like OCD?
    ... live with it, and taking meds when necessary. I take xanax when everything gets to be too much - not on a regular...

  57. Feeling TOTALLY UNREAL please help
    ... the doctor and asking for a benzodiazepine such as Xanax . Benzos seem to work much better on panic attacks...
    ... the doctor and asking for a benzodiazepine such as Xanax . Benzos seem to work much better on panic attacks...
    ... ones have had the best results. I am currently on Xanax which helps a lot with the panic attacks and sometimes...

  58. OCD and driving?
    ... least a half hour drive away. Currently, I take xanax before I get behind the wheel if I'm anxious about...

  59. prozac weekly
    ... after that initial period). You can ask for some Xanax to use for the first few weeks if the anxiety is bad...
    ... he has been given Buspar. It is non-addictive like Xanax can be. It really helps to take the "edge" off. The...
    ... he has been given Buspar. It is non-addictive like Xanax can be. It really helps to take the "edge" off. The...

  60. Well I'm back again...same problem (long)
    ... NEW MEDICATION i've been on zoloft (and prozac, and xanax , and paxil...you name it i've probably been on it...

  61. YEAH something works for my 10 year old
    ... My opinion is that Anti-anxiety meds like Ativan or Xanax are far safer without the side affects or risk of...

  62. I still have OCD, I have violent thoughts, and I am hearing voices.
    ... medication that I am taking for my Anxiety is called: Xanax ....

  63. OCD and relationships... which is me!
    ... am not on any medications other than the occasional xanax when I get all hyped up, but am thinking it may be...

  64. OCD and television
    ... discuss my problems with. I am taking two Paxil, a Xanax and a Risperdal in the morning, then another Paxil ... and Xanax in the afternoon and then a Paxil, Xanax and Risperdal at night. I am supposed to be going...

  65. Xanax for OCD,
    ... symptoms. I was wondering if anyone has been prescribed Xanax for OCD. I really have lots of anxiety when my OCD ... acts up, and Im wonderiing if Xanax might be helpful. I would love to hear anyone's comment ... have you been taking Anafranil? You asked about Xanax ? Well my son takes Ativan which is similar on as ...
    ... I take xanax for the anxiety associated with the ocd. I only take...

  66. Are there specific medications for OCD?
    ... little anxiety med from time to time, like Ativan, Xanax , Klonopin, Buspar to name a few. :)...

  67. Health anxiety and OCD postpartum
    ... But now I am obsessing about that. I am on zoloft, xanax and trileptal. Why can't I stop obsessing over my...

  68. Luvox and feeling like crap!
    ... pressure, levoxyl for thryoid and sometimes I take Xanax at night but not all the time. Could luvox with the...

  69. Luvox vs other drugs!
    ... different? I also can not go to sleep unless I take Xanax at night. I still get depressed and sometimes do...

  70. luvox and 300 mg.
    ... morning and 50 at night. Also my doctor prescribed Xanax at night for sleep. My problem is this, if I take ... right before its time for me to get up. If I take the Xanax at bedtime too by the next afternoon I am so drowsy...

  71. im scared and i need help
    ... to see a pychaitrist....he prescribed me Prozac and Xanax and I feel like myself again with no side effects...

  72. Meds and Sex Drive
    ... nothing for my obsessive thoughts. i have also taken xanax but that just calms me, doesn't really help with the...
    ... so much- Ive only been on it for a month...that and Xanax to control anxiety....I was also on wellbutrin for...
    ... nothing for my obsessive thoughts. i have also taken xanax but that just calms me, doesn't really help with the...

  73. Took my first dose of Luvox last night!
    ... in the mornings and one in the evening along with Xanax and I still could not sleep. Usually Xanax helps...
    ... What about adding Xanax to this?? Everything I have read says not to mix the...
    ... What about adding the xanax to this drug?? Everything I keep reading says not...
    ... just wanted to respond to the question regarding Xanax and Fluvoxamine/Luvox as well as post an update about ... about these things. I am currently taking 3.5mgs of Xanax (Alprazolam) a day. My psychitrist prescibed Fluvoxamine ... I've asked my doctor about the interaction with Xanax and he said it would be ok, so I wouldn't worry about...

  74. Pregnant with OCD and anxious
    ... and a 3 month old baby. Pre-pregnancy I was taking xanax , amytriptline and the odd clonazepam but as soon as...

  75. anyone goe through this?
    ... years ago but I have arrived at a mix of Luvox and Xanax XR accompanied with Bextra and Hydrocodone for my...